OCZ intros Vertex 3 SSDs with new SandForce controllers

By Matthew ยท 4 replies
Feb 24, 2011
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  1. OCZ has introduced its next generation of Vertex solid-state drives armed with SandForce's latest drive controllers. OCZ offers two versions of the drive, one aimed at client environments and the other intended for enterprise applications, with both using different controllers. The Vertex 3 features the SF-2200 processor while the Vertex 3 Pro uses the SF-2500.

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  2. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    If it's a firmware limitation then someone could remove the limit right?
  3. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,957   +214

  4. Mizzou

    Mizzou TS Enthusiast Posts: 823

    Much better read over at Anandtech, never cared much for Tom's either. There must be a little more to the random write ceiling, why slow the drive down for no particular reason. Unless of course you remove the artificial limit resulting in a faster drive that sells for more money.
  5. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,957   +214

    I fully agree with you!
    nVidia does the same thing with their Quadro vs Geforce brands
    ATI with FireGL vs Radeon
    Intel with Xeon vs Pentium (well here sometimes there are slight hardware differences I admit)

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